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75-5622 Kuakini Hwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1631
+1 808-333-5729
14:00 - 02:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 08:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 14:00 - 02:00
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

I went there with family members and little ones below 7 years old. We were seated quite soon after we arrived, the food was priced right and we enjoyed our last evening's stay.

Thank bpaluchak
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

Average food, average drink. Better when you've had a few drinks and there is a live band that attracts a crowd. Service was definitely what made this nigh shine.

Thank leimomi t
Juneau, Alaska
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2015

just stopped in for a snack not a full meal; so had some soup; and a cold drink; service was fast that friendly ; charming place

Thank Rich F
Honolulu, Hawaii
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46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2015

First off, the service is great. The bartender was very attentive and would have friendly conversations with us whenever we had a question about the food and drinks. He was very knowledgable about the different beers, and everyone enjoyed their drinks. There was something wrong with their food ticket machine tonight, so the food took over an hour to get... More 

2 Thank Eddie G
Melbourne, Australia
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53 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015

Walked in and walked out after checking it out. They were having a karaoke night, and it was full of locals. Bar is quite small, though the people in it were quite friendly.

Thank raphec
Shallotte, North Carolina
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63 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2015

So this was our very last stop before heading to the airport (trying to hit as many good drinking spots as possible before 2 long flights) after a great stay on Hawai'i. Couldn't have picked a better way to spend the last little bit of time left - drinking ice cold schooners of beer, eating smoked pork with onions and... More 

Thank OldSchoolDropout
Midway, Utah
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2015

We went to a show here while we were on island. While this is definitely a locals destination, don't let that deter you. Our bartenders were very welcoming and everyone we met was super down to earth and welcoming, as well. The beer was cold, the music was great, the atmosphere fun. What more could you ask for?

5 Thank heidi h
Vancouver, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2015

So you've had a good time at the beach, wondering where to go for some nice cold local beer and a relaxed atmosphere, appreciative owners, friendly neighbors? This is it. Sure the bathroom is out side the pub - whatever, who cares. Take a chance and strike up a convo with others, or the proprietors - and you will not... More 

2 Thank BCtraveler2
Hilo, Hawaii
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2015

Liked: Music and dancing, great drink specials, local fare Disliked: bathroom is outdoors in another part of the building; gets dirty after awhile

1 Thank Kay M
Ocean View, Hawaii
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2015

The music called us in. The local group playing music was fantastic. The ukulele player was amazing as were the singers. The bar has picnic table seating and friendly people. We only had a beer but the food being served around us looked delicious. This is a great little place to go to when in Kona. Lots of fun to... More 

2 Thank Cmrenos

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Bar, Pub, American, Hawaiian
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
14:00 - 02:00
14:00 - 02:00
14:00 - 02:00
14:00 - 02:00
14:00 - 02:00
14:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75-5622 Kuakini Hwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1631
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-333-5729
Big Daddy's Is a Hawaiian Influenced Bar with delicious island style appetizers, we feature lots of island entertainment, from bands to dj's to Karaoke at a budget friendly cost.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?